Green Bullet Triple IPA - Green Flash Brewing Co.
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3.9/5 rDev -0.5%
Pours a brilliant copper with a dense cream head that dissipates slowly, leaving sheets of lacing.
Grapefruit and dank hops form the initial aroma. Fresh cut grass, pine, and sweet caramel malt are accompanied by floral hop notes.
Fairly sweet in flavor, the underpinnings of muted grapefruit and soft fruity notes add contrast, carrying into a moderately bitter, dry finish. Notes of onion, reason, and pine emerge late.
Body is full and rich, with moderate carbonation and noticeable alcohol warmth.
On the sweet side, but the bittering hops don't overwhelm, which pleases me. The citrus notes were somewhat muted, which was a bit disappointing. Borderline cloying, so it's weighing heavy on my palate.
09-24-2013 00:59:50 | More by barczar
4.03/5 rDev +2.8%
Bottle > Sensory Pils Glass
A - Pours a nice clear gold, big 2.5 finger soapy white head, medium lacing.
S - Aroma is outstanding, big grape presence, some orange zest, a little dank or pine, some sweet candies, a little lightly toasted malt.
T - Taste is sweet, but not overly so. Big juicy grape and grapefruit and pine up front, sweet malt in the middle, finishes dry and floral.
M - Big feel, but no burn, slightly chewy.
O - Outstanding Imperial IPA, lots of wonderful grapefruit, and grapejuice in the aroma and flavor.
09-23-2013 22:11:24 | More by Omnium
4.14/5 rDev +5.6%
Poured a darkish gold, cloudy, great carbonation leads to two finger head with lace patches on top of an intense hoppy aroma, some citric but a good deal of grapefruit and there is a good amount of sweet caramel as well. Don't know why but these are the type of hopped up (triple IPA, though? come on) beers that I like. Strong hop presence, a little chewey/bready, caramel malts add sweetness and there is balance in a medium-to-full bodied beer, and then there is a grapefruit presence that I really appreciate and love to have. Not a hop bomb or overly boozy or "palate wrecker" but a very enjoyable, dangerously easy to sip, high hoppy/boozy IPA that is top notch.
09-23-2013 21:06:01 | More by clayrock81
District of Columbia
4.01/5 rDev +2.3%
Served in a DC Brau tulip.
A: Poured a damn near crystal clear, bright orange color, with a whopping finger white head that died down to lots and lots of suds.
S: I got a huge grapefruit presence right off the bat. A bit of orange peel thrown in also. Very potent!
T: Not syrup or boozy like I thought it was going to be. I guess the obvious comparison would be to Founders "Devil Dancer." This is much, much better. Lots of citrus and remarkably formatted for the West Coast style IPA.
M: Pretty smooth for what it was. You definitely need to try to slow down with this one because it'll sneak up on you. Not sugary (like "Double Crooked Tree") in the least.
O: Leave it to Green Flash to make the best Triple IPA on the market.
09-23-2013 20:57:21 | More by Chaney
4.35/5 rDev +11%
in my search for the perfect IPA, I have found a really good one... no bones about it, this is an outstanding IPA!
the label said it's a triple IPA, and I believe it. The hops are more pine than citrus, but there are hints of lemon peel in the aftertast.
I would compare it to Dogfish Head 90 in terms of quality and drinkability, but the taste is distinctive. It's New Zealand hops set it apart from anything else I have tasted. They are grassy, but not overwhelmingly so... It's hard to describe how well balanced the hops are in this brew.
tonight I am comparing it head to head with New Belgium Rampant Imperial IPA and Widmer Brothers Nelson Imperial IPA. Rampant is still my "go to" imperial, this is more expensive and special, lighter in color and with less aftertaste, but so drinkable!
09-22-2013 02:45:41 | More by joeworrall
Green Bullet Triple IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,377 ratings.